Edgar Román

Division of Engineering
Department of Computer Science

Edgar Román

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level I)

Edgar F. Roman-Rangel is currently a Full-time professor at the department of Computer Science of the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), where he conducts research in the area of intersection of computer vision, representation learning, and cross-modal signal processing, applied to cultural and societal challenges. 

Previous to this appointment, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the CVM-Lab of the University of Geneva from 2013 to 2017, with a break during 2014 and 2015 in which he was a visiting researcher at the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico (INAH). Edgar received his Ph.D. degree in 2013 from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) for his work in computer vision and machine learning applied to the analysis of imagery of Mayan hieroglyphs; and he obtained his master diploma in 2006 from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). 

Besides his research and academic experience in Computer Vision and Machine Learning, he also has experience also in the banking sector, where he has provided consulting services in statistics and machine learning, and leading development software projects.

Academic Studies

BS Computing Engineering, Universidad Morelos de Cuernavaca
MS Computer Science, Tecnológico de Monterrey
PhD Electrical Engineering, École Polytechnique Féderale de Lausanne, Switzerland


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Topics of Interest

  • Computer Vision
  • Machine learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Representation Learning
  • Cross-Modal Signal Processing

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